I appreciate some people have put me on their ... list, but there are a lot of other great choicesPortman said to be on McCain's VP list Apr 06, 2008
With Washington going deeper into debt, new tools are needed to control spending. One such tool is the line-item veto to get rid of wasteful spending and reduce the deficit. That's why I recently joined a bipartisan group of my fellow senators in introducing the Reduce Unnecessary Spending Act of 2011, to provide the president with legislative line-item veto authorityUnder the U.S. Supreme Court: Like the South, will line item veto rise again? Apr 17, 2011
Clay asked them, 'Gee, since you're so good at this, can you help us on some of our other initiatives?OMB seeks 'bloggers' help in reform bills Oct 04, 2006
An agreement with Peru is a key building block in our strategy to advance free trade within our hemisphereU.S., Peru sign free trade deal Dec 08, 2005
It's very difficult to see China taking the next step in terms of its economic development without providing more protection for intellectual propertyU.S.: China must 'crack down' on piracy Nov 14, 2005
Robert Jones "Rob" Portman (born December 19, 1955) is the junior United States Senator from Ohio. He is a member of the Republican Party. He succeeded retiring Senator George Voinovich.
From 1993 to 2005, Portman served in the United States House of Representatives from 1993 to 2005, representing Ohio's 2nd congressional district, which stretches along the Ohio River from the Hamilton County suburbs of Cincinnati east to Scioto County and Pike County. Portman won seven consecutive congressional elections with over 70 percent of the vote.
Portman served in two federal cabinet positions under the administration of President George W. Bush. From May 2005 to May 2006, he was the U.S. Trade Representative. From May 2006 to June 2007, he was Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).